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2021 a record-breaking drought year in parts of Washington

Sep. 20, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — This has been a record-breaking year of drought in much of Eastern Washington, state officials say. In April, a huge volume of snow in the Cascade Range measured in at 132 percent of normal statewide, raising hopes of an abundant water year, the...

'We were them:' Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees

Sep. 20, 2021 10:28 AM EDT

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — In the faces of Afghans desperate to leave their country after U.S. forces withdrew, Thuy Do sees her own family, decades earlier and thousands of miles away. A 39-year-old doctor in Seattle, Washington, Do remembers hearing how her parents...

Police search for suspect in triple shooting in Kent

Sep. 20, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Police in Kent were searching for a suspect in connection with a triple shooting that occurred after a dispute at a local gas station erupted in gunfire. Police were called around 1:15 a.m. Sunday to West Meeker Street after receiving reports of a...

Shooting in North Seattle leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

Sep. 20, 2021 08:13 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A shooting in North Seattle early Sunday left a 47-year-old man dead, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police said they responded to a shooting on Aurora Avenue North at about 12:30 a.m. and found two people with gunshot wounds, the Seattle...

Seahawks silenced as big leads disappear in loss to Titans

Sep. 19, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pete Carroll was sullen, almost in a state of disbelief. Of all the crazy outcomes during his tenure as coach of the Seattle Seahawks, there has rarely been a meltdown like this. Up 15 points at halftime, leading by 14 points early in the fourth quarter,...

King Henry leads Titans' late rally to stun Seahawks 33-30

Sep. 19, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans found a way to silence Seattle's notorious noise that hadn't been heard for nearly two years. The Titans leaned on their All-Pro star and staged the kind comeback they haven't pulled off in a regular-season game in...

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...

Vandalism at Sikh temple investigated as possible hate crime

Sep. 19, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state are searching for a man they say vandalized a Sikh temple south of Seattle in what's being investigated as a possible hate crime. Several portable electronic devices were stolen during the Friday break-in at the...

Crews work to restore power after weekend storms

Sep. 19, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Utility crews worked Sunday to restore power to thousands of customers in northwest Washington state after weekend storms downed trees and left large areas with no electricity. Puget Sound Energy said it hoped to restore power in several counties in the...

Freshman QB Dart leads USC over Washington State 45-14

Sep. 19, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes as Southern California rebounded from last weekend's tough loss to Stanford, and the subsequent firing of coach Clay Helton, with a 45-14 victory over Washington State on Saturday. ...